Distributable Educational Material Markup LanguageTM


First Alpha version of schema published.

Though it is still rough and only covers the fundamental constituents of a DEMML™ topic, the DEMML_0.1 schema is available for viewing here.

Created DEMML™ blog site.

It took me a while to get around to creating a blog but it is finally up. (Updated July 8, 2009)
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Added new Features and Benefits page.

DEMML is truely unique but I seem to have a hard time getting people to see that. Hopefully this will help. (Updated Dec. 10, 2007)
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New Powerpoint about Communications Systems

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How DEMML™ was Invented

Necessity truly is the mother of invention.
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Objective Two: Classification

Equally important is a method for classifying all of this vast quantity of tiny bits of data (the items). This system is called the Distributable Educational Material Classification System (DEMCS). It is based on the Library of Congress Classification System but with extra encoding added in order to classify each individual, very specific topic. This will require the cooperation of a multitude of different educational organizations to agree on standard hierarchical trees of the subjects and topics within their disciplines. This system can also be used to mark topics in textbooks and paragraphs in web pages for easy reference to additional material available within the DEMML™ system or for easy and very specific searching.

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First Published: April 12, 2007 — Last Modified: December 19, 2010
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